Labor News

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Eugene Debs: Dreaming of a red Christmas

It's worthwhile to remember Christmas 1921, the day that arguably the most successful socialist in American history, Eugene Debs, was released from prison.

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Working during the holidays? Know your rights

This time of year, many people hold temporary or part-time jobs helping retailers and other businesses with the heavy demands of the busy holiday shopping season.

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Union-made in America holiday gift guide

Searching for that perfect holiday gift? Check out this Made in America, union-made gift guide.

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Today in labor history: FDR establishes Thanksgiving holiday

President George Washington became the first president to proclaim a Thanksgiving holiday, when, at the request of Congress, he proclaimed November 26 as a day of national thanksgiving for the U.S. Constitution.

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Worker’s Memorial Day: regulations save lives

While President Obama is pushing for more safety, he warned business groups are pushing back with an "all out assault."

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Union catalogue highlights books for the holidays

Puzzled by what to get relatives in last-minute holiday shopping? Union Communication Services might have a solution.

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Bah humbug!

Fewer days off - good or bad? Can we have shorter hours and good pay? A no-brainer? Well, there's an online debate, and you can weigh in.